McCormick's Beer Can Chicken

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

This beautifully browned chicken looks like it just came off the rotisserie. A perfectly seasoned, moist, tender chicken awaits you and your family.

INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):


  • Preheat gas grill to medium heat (325 degrees F - 350 degrees F)*. Remove giblets from chicken cavity. Rinse chicken inside and out and pat dry. Rub surface of chicken with oil. Rub cavity with 1 tablespoon seasoning. Sprinkle remaining seasoning evenly over surface of chicken.
  • Remove about 2 ounces beer and poke 2 holes in top of can. Hold chicken upright (legs pointing down) and insert opened beer can into cavity. Stand chicken in upright position in center of grill. Position legs to best support chicken; (similar to a tripod). Close lid.
  • Grill chicken 55 minutes or until internal temperature of breast reaches 170 degrees F. and thigh is 180 degrees F. Remove chicken from can before serving.

  • *For charcoal grill, use indirect medium heat.